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PUBLIC LAW 106-522—NOV. 22, 2000 114 STAT. 2467 or employee attributable to the time spent in providing such services) shall be treated as expenditures made from the entity's budget, without regard to whether the officer or employee is assigned to the entity or otherwise treated as an officer or employee of the entity. (b) MODIFICATION OF REDUCTION IN FORCE PROCEDURES. —Section 2408 of the District of Columbia Government Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act of 1978, effective March 3, 1979 (D.C. Law 2-139; D.C. Code, sec. 1-625.7), is amended as follows: (1) Subsection (a) is amended by striking "September 30, 2000" and inserting "September 30, 2000, and each subsequent fiscal year". (2) Subsection (b) is amended by striking "Prior to February 1, 2000" and inserting "Prior to February 1 of each year". (3) Subsection (i) is amended by striking "March 1, 2000" and inserting "March 1 of each year". (4) Subsection (k) is amended by striking "September 1, 2000" and inserting "September 1 of each year". (c) No ofBcer or employee of the District of Columbia government (including any independent agency of the District but excluding the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority, the Metropolitan Police Department, and the Office of the Chief Technology Officer) may enter into an agreement in excess of $2,500 for the procurement of goods or services on behalf of any entity of the District government until the officer or employee has conducted an analysis of how the procurement of the goods and services involved under the applicable regulations and procedures of the District government would differ from the procurement of the goods and services involved under the Federal supply schedule and other applicable regulations and procedures of the General Services Administration, including an analysis of any differences in the costs to be incurred and the time required to obtain the goods or services. SEC. 130. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, not Deadline, later than 120 days after the date that a District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) student is referred for evaluation or assessment— (1) the District of Columbia Board of Education, or its successor, and DCPS shall assess or evaluate a student who may have a disability and who may require special education services; and (2) if a student is classified as having a disability, as defined in section 101(a)(1) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (84 Stat. 175; 20 U.S.C. 1401(a)(1)) or in section 7(8) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (87 Stat. 359; 29 U.S.C. 706(8)), the Board and DCPS shall place that student in an appropriate program of special education services. SEC. 131. (a) COMPLIANCE WITH BUY AMERICAN ACT.— None of the funds made available in this Act may be expended by an entity unless the entity agrees that in expending the funds the entity will comply with the Buy American Act (41 U.S.C. 10a- 10c). (b) SENSE OF THE CONGRESS; REQUIREMENT REGARDING NOTICE. — (1) PURCHASE OF AMERICAN-MADE EQUIPMENT AND PROD- UCTS. — In the case of any equipment or product that may